There are 5 ways to get from Skelmersdale to Wigan by bus, taxi, car, rideshare or foot

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Line 395 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) 375 / ...

$2 - $4

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Rideshare  •  28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Skelmersdale to Wigan 8.6 miles

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skelmersdale to Wigan 7.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to Wigan 7.8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Walk from Skelmersdale to Wigan 7.2 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) and arriving at Wigan, Clayton St (Garage). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Skelmersdale and Wigan is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to Wigan without a car is to line 395 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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The line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Skelmersdale to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) station.

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Skelmersdale to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skelmersdale to Wigan is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Skelmersdale to Wigan.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Wigan. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Skelmersdale and Wigan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to Wigan.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Skelmersdale, England and Wigan, England?

Arriva Merseyside operates a bus from Skelmersdale to Wigan every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 35 min.

Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Skelmersdale to Wigan
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Skelmersdale to Wigan
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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